1992 Abkhazian War

UN: Georgian IDPs have right to return to Abkhazia and South Ossetia

By | June 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

IDPs from Abkhazia living in a Sanatorium in Western Georgia (DFWatch) TBILISI, DFWatch–For the ninth consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly on June 7 passed a resolution calling for the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the wars in Georgia in the early 1990s. The first resolution […]

Abkhazia shelves proposal to allow sale of real estate to foreigners

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian breakaway region Abkhazia has decided not to lift a ban on selling real estate to foreigners. The de facto parliament in Sukhumi has rejected a draft law that would have lifted the ban, which is written into the constitution. […]

Five victims of 1993 plane crash buried in Tbilisi

By | February 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Five more victims of a plane disaster during the Abkhazian war in 1993 were buried in Tbilisi on Tuesday after being recovered from a cemetery inside the breakaway region. Giorgi Chargeishvili, Malkhaz Piranishvili, Zurab Melishiani, Rusudan […]

Four dead from Abkhazia war buried in Tbilisi

By | December 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A public funeral was held Tuesday for four victims of a plane crash during the Abkhazia war more than twenty years ago. The four were on a plane that was about to land in Sukhumi September 22, 1993, to evacuate head of state Eduard Shevardnadze. […]

Four victims of Abkhazia war identified

By | December 7th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Babushara airport, Abkhazia. TBILISI, DFWatch–Four bodies found in a cemetery in Abkhazia have been identified. The bodies belong to the same family and the four died in a plane crash during the war in 1992-1993. According to Refugee Minister Sozar Subari, the victims are twins Nukri […]

20 years since end of Abkhazian war

By | September 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Government officials at the heroes memorial. Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili (center). Defense Minister Irakli Alasania (right). (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Today, 20 years have passed since the fall of Sukhumi. The war in Abkhazia in 1992-93 ended after 13 months and 13 days. The war resulted in the death of about 6 000 combatants from both sides and about 20 000 civilians, and ended with the capture […]

Saakashvili writes address to Abkhazians on anniversary of war

By | August 15th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–“The war didn’t start between Georgians and Abkhazians – this war was imposed on our people, that’s why we will win together – Georgians and Abkhazians,” President Mikheil Saakashvili said 21 years after the Abkhazian War started. The war […]